The 5 things none of us expected about being in self-isolation.

Parents have been asked to assist their child in learning from home, whilst maintaining their workload, whilst also navigating life in lockdown. But as Gabbie Stroud wrote for Mamamia, “You’re not a teacher. You’re a parent.” “No one is expecting that you’re going to be across the entire curriculum. No one is expecting that your little […]

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This Stay-Home Covid Period Can Actually Improve Your Mental Health

Let’s face it: Times are tough. COVID-19 is wreaking havoc around the world, costing humanity hundreds of thousands of lives (so far), quarantining entire populations of people, and transforming otherwise humming communities into ghost towns. But even in times of crisis, there usually some semblance of a silver lining—even with the COVID-19 pandemic. While it may be […]

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Can Ibuprofen Really Reduce Your Period Flow?

From the webpages of  NSAIDs such as ibuprofen might be able to do more than just relieve cramps during your period. Photo: 123rf.com (Also read: Heavy Period? Bad Cramps? When to Call Your Gynaecologist) If you’ve ever crowdsourced period advice online (who hasn’t?), you’ve probably seen the viral tweet that claims ibuprofen can reduce menstrual flow. After Twitter user @girlziplocked said […]

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Battling Postpartum Depression Feels Different When You’re Black

Share on: I don’t recall noticing that I was struggling with early motherhood before the nurse at my son’s first checkup flagged my mental health screening. It’s no wonder, though. After all, my introduction to motherhood had included a brief NICU stay for my son and residual birth trauma and body pain for me. Plus, […]

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Guide to Healthy And Balanced Grocery Store Buying

Whether you are brand-new to dieting, or have been complying with a healthy and balanced, in shape lifestyle for a long period of time, among one of the most tough jobs you may have is going grocery store buying. Adhering to a healthy and balanced diet plan is testing sufficient, and also navigating the food […]

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Just finished Normal People? Here are 7 other brutally romantic book adaptations to watch on Stan.

If I Stay Based on the 2009 novel of the same name by Gayle Forman, If I Stay stars Chloë Grace Moretz as Mia, a teenage girl who gets into a terrible accident on the way to visit her grandparents and while recovering in hospital, slips into a coma. While in the coma she has an out-of-body […]

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Try These DIY Hair Masks For Dry and Brittle Hair

From the webpages of  Sun, cold air, hair ties, and heat styling can all wreak havoc on your hair. These homemade hair masks—using items from your kitchen—will repair strands and restore moisture. Photo: 123rf.com Although there are plenty of hair products on the market to choose from , you don’t need to spend a ton […]

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Yoga with Adriene: Inside the life of Adriene Mishler, the most popular workout instructor in the world.

For three years, she says she mopped the floors of a local yoga studio in exchange for free classes, while doing her YouTube channel on the side. But eventually, she tells For The Win, something “started to shift”. Yoga classes increased in price from about $8, to between $24 and $30. It became a form of […]

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5 Foods That Suppress Appetite

Appetite, hunger and cravings can cause even the best dieter discomfort. If left unattended, these can quickly lead to the dieting state we call ‘hangry.’ You know the feeling…hungry, irritable and in need of relief. This condition can lead to diet meltdown. Instead of letting the feeling pass or eating something smart, one gorges on anything and everything […]

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From working for Kyle & Jackie O to being ghosted by Lily Allen: Inside Andy Lee’s life off-air.

Andy Lee’s ‘feud’ with Wil Anderson. In a podcast interview in June 2019, Andy Lee addressed the comedy duo’s years-long feud with Wil Anderson. Speaking on Anderson’s Wilosophy podcast, Lee recalled the pair getting their start on a TV sketch show called Big Bite, which also starred Chris Lilley and Kate McCartney. At just 21 years old, it was […]

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